A man believed to be in his 50s died Saturday after he was struck by a vehicle in Riviera Beach neighborhood of Pasadena, the fourth pedestrian fatality on county roads in the past three weeks.
Anne Arundel police said officers responded to a report of a crash in the area of Fort Smallwood Road and Homeland Road at 2:03 a.m.
The man, whom police have not identified yet, was walking against traffic in the northbound lane of Fort Smallwood Road when he was struck by a Volkswagen, police said. The department said he was dressed in dark clothing at the time.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene and taken to the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Baltimore for an autopsy.
Investigators believe the pedestrian was at fault, nothing that he was not walking on the shoulder of the road.
The driver of the car, Devon Stoddard Menza, 18, of Pasadena was not injured. No charges were filed in the accident.
The accident follows the death Saturday of a man Saturday morning after he was struck by a car in Glen Burnie.
The unidentified man was struck near Interstate 97 north, in the area around Dorsey Road, at around 6:15 a.m. County Fire Department paramedics declared the man dead, and the driver remained at the scene.
Two other people have been killed in pedestrian crashes in Anne Arundel County since mid-November.